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A Christmas Eve Suit

Auhtor: E Roe

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Bob Tobias, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Christmas Eve Suit':

... to make as good a wife as he would try to be a husband, and with a fair amount of self-esteem, he was conscious of imperfections. Therefore, ...
... had in a measure decided that when he married it should be to a girl whom he had played with in childhood and whom he knew a good deal about, and ...
... proceeding, or his best efforts afterward, could settle the question as it related to the girls. It would only decide his own procedure. ...
... the claims of each, and finally he proposed to take a seat on the bench and judge between them. Indeed, before he slept he decided to take that ...
... when a little later he saw blue-eyed Carrie Mitchell in her furs and hood silhouetted in the window, his old dilemma became as perplexing as ever. ...
... Let us take the river road home, suggested Lottie. As long as you agree, he answered, you both are sovereign potentates. If ...
... her eyes were often turned toward the stars or the dark silhouettes of the leafless trees against the snow. She did not keep saying, Ah, how lovely! ...
... But all was of no avail Lottie stood out upon the ice in a panic, declaring that he never should have brought them into such danger, and that ...
... Carrie was recovering from her panic, and replied, I have given you my promise. He was out of the sleigh instantly, and the thin ice broke ...
... I'll lift you out of the sleigh first and carry you to safety. This proposition promised so well that she hesitated, and he lifted her ...
... and miserable, vexed with herself and still more vexed with Marstern. That a latent sense of justice forbade the latter feeling only irritated ...
... feet at the glowing fire in the grate, which Carrie's father had made before retiring. Mrs. Mitchell, feeling that her daughter was with an old ...
... Your honesty insures that we can be very good friends but I don't wish to hear anything more about suits which are close of kin to lawsuits. ...
... was better than the care of a thousand duennas. He looked at her with honest admiration in his eyes, then rose quietly and ...
... exhaled like a morning mist and the facts came out distinctly. They learned what kind of man and woman they actually were, and two idealized creatures ...
... somehow, before the day was over, they found their way to her room but she shook her head decidedly as she said, He must be careful not to send ...
... No, indeed. A girl never had a more agreeable or useful friend. Are you engaged to some other fellow? Of course not. ...
... such a tempest? He did come, and come early and she said demurely: I did not expect you on such a night as this. He looked at ...
... that what you called it?-which has been growing so strong ever since. You thought then that the ice-water I waded was in my veins. ...
... his hands, the picture of dejected defeat. There was a sudden flash of mirth through tear-gemmed eyes, a glance at the clock, then noiseless ...